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18 to 16. kathleen sebelius is being drilled again as congress is sorting out the observe caobama. what is expected today. what is on tap? >> we had some of the biggest advocates with the healthcare law. kathleen sebelius is returning to capitol hill today. she will get fresh questioning from senators addressing growing concerns not only about implementation but the law itself. it included a senior administrator involving the implementation. they says the site is able to process nearly 10's of thousands of registrants per hour with almost no errors. >> they can review and compare plans without registering for an account. this functionality was not working well in the days leading up to it so we opted to prioritize work on the application process instead. >> remember we learned many couldn't keep their health plan? is jay carney was thrilled by reporters yesterday. he says the president can go back in time and he is focused on getting it right for the american people. he also encouraged approximately 6 million people without health insurance to sign up. back to you. >> elizabeth pr
story. we learned even more stunning new details about the state of obamacare. as kathleen sebelius is put on the hot seat once again. >> sebelius admits the government needs to fix hundreds of problems with the web site which raises the question can it really be fixed by the end of the month? no background checks. felons could have been hired giving them access to personal information. enrollment is quote, very low. elizabeth prann is live to tell us what all of this means. >> during her testimony she said it is better than it was in october. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius htod lawmakers the government is working to fix what see says is problems. th enrollment extensions they want to change. oo p oo juwhy can keep limping along why not shut it down and put it together in the way it should be put together? many have pointed out that your one off fixes tend to have unintended consequences down the road. >> while sebelius responded there's not much to gain in doing so. we heard similar rhetoric from the president during his stop at the lone star state yesterday.
challenges kathleen sebelius says she is on it. the deadline is at the end of this week. it is coming up this weekend. she says as far as the web site is concerned it will be a significantly different user experience even if it is not fully fixed. heather and ainsley. >> i don't know how confident that will make people feel. >> that brings us to this morning's look at who is talkingment eugene craig an undergraduate student in maryland is now under fire for writing an article saying obamacare hurts students. >> months after first lady michelle obama delivered the university address the low cost healthcare plans blaming rising cost on obamacare. >> eugene was getting push back for criticizing obamacare. >> i have gotten push back from students, alumni and administrators. >> what did the administrators tell you? >> i had an administrator pull me aside and tell me how our coverage -- indiscernible) especially since we had michelle obama as our speaker. >> you are not supposed to criticize the law because the first lady gave the commencement address? >> apparently commencement addresses supe
such as spongebob and winter shapes. the natural color will kathleen sebelius in the hot seat for the shaky roll out of obama care. new report there has been misuse. diane macedo joins usith more. >> two newly released reports from federal watchdogs show over the course of two years they paid benefits to illegal immigrants and dead people. according to the reports of the inspector general from 2009 to 2011 they paid 23 million for services for dead patients and 29 million for prescription drug benefits for illegal immigrants. none of those groups are actually eligible for the benefits. but the reports say more than 4,000 illegal immigrants are able to make drug benefit claims because they don't have controls in place for those kinds of applications like it does for traditional medicare claims. as for the 24,000 dead people that made benefits there are safeguards to prevent that from happening. >> they agreed with the ig's recommendation to improve the safeguards against paying deceased beneficiaries. the other bright spot here is the ig report does say that the nearly $51 million in total and proper
murphy says despite kathleen sebelius and other members of the team that all is well and on track of the launch of the affordable care act there were facts there were doubts. the white house finds itself once again on the defensive. >> the fact is when a site like this is going developed and it is tested problems arise checklists are developed and problems are addressed. we believe that the problems were being addressed and while there would be some glitches upon launch on october 1st that obviously we never anticipated we would never have the kind of severe problems we had. >> meantime there are reports that the justice department argued in court millions would lose their coverage even before president obama apologized for telling americans they could keep their insurance plans and doctors if they like them. even under the obama administration it is projected that more group health plans will transition to their requirements under the regulations as time goes on. as a result of that many people are commenting now that the obama administration knew the healthcare coverages or peop
that it is supposed to. and folks are working 24 sla/7 make sure that happens. >> aids to ahhs secretary kathleen sebelius acknowledged about 20,000 people were able to use the web site to purchase private health insurance in the first month of signups. it will be a significantly different user experience. >> the system will not work perfectly on december 1st but it will better than it did in october. if with he experience extraordinary demand they will not be able to complete the application. >> to avoid crashes they have delayed the on-line enrollment of small businesses for one year. >> james rose inten, live in washington, thanks. >>> as the obama administration does damage control, a group gets a million dollar grant to success enrollment success stories. it is called families usa called the voice of healthcare consumers. the grant given by the robert wood johnson foundation is meant to help the trugroup expand the data base of real people sharing their stories of enrolling in obamacare. >> most of the estimated 425 families have beening waited after a train derailment and chemical smil have
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